Acekard 2 vs Cyclo DS

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Mar 15, 2009

Acekard 2 vs Cyclo DS by SigmaZero at 12:31 AM (3,021 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

  1. SigmaZero
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    Newcomer SigmaZero Member

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    I recently just purchased an Acekard 2 and I just wanted some opinions on it in regards to which I should use. I currently have a CycloDS and I'm tossing up which one I should give to my cousin who lost her cart a few weeks ago (a CycloDS as well). I'm not exactly an avid DS user so I don't really use the bonus features of the CycloDS so at the first glance, an Acekard would be nicer. Though at the same time my cousin probably won't be using the extra features either and I know the support with the CycloDS is top notch, plus its a lot more expensive so if she happens to lose it again, it might be a hassle (although she claims someone stole it).

    So really my question is this, if I switched over to the Acekard 2, is there frequent support for the cart? Firmware updates are up to date? And would I really be missing out on much? I read the review that cheats were a bit tricky to use but I'm okay with that and the skin and interfacing looks sweet so that's another point that appeals to me.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Another World

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    i hate the mainstream, always have, always will. with that said i hate the cyclods because of what it stands for. it is a very good flash kit, it has paid support and some cool extra features. but it is in no way worth the price they are charging. the ak2.1 does everything it should. plays roms, plays homebrew, and works well. not to mention it only costs 12 bucks from DX. read the akaio wiki and see what you can do with your ak. i personally won't stop using it until norm and smiths decide to call it quits and stop writing firmware.

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  3. pooandwee

    Newcomer pooandwee Newbie

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    Whichever releases firmware compatible with GTA first.
     
  4. Another World

    Former Staff Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    you would base your purchase on the ability to run ONE game? i find that hilarious.

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  5. Minox

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    He's better of just buying that one game instead [​IMG]
     
  6. robochrono09

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    there is a game fix going around that makes gta compatiable with most if not all carts eventually the cart companies will release new firmware so that GTA will be compatiable anyway

    so it doesn't matter
     
  7. DaMummy

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    if acekard can be the first to run flashcart on DSi, why not gta? cyclo is a better cart, but ak2.1 is better for the price, as long as you use AKAIO
     
  8. Normmatt

    Member Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

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    gta works on latest akaio build.
     
  9. Another World

    Former Staff Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    confirmed.

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  10. Link5084

    Member Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

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    How does the AKAIO firmware compare to Cyclo's? I heard some debatable topics about this one
     
  11. Another World

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    please read the akaio wiki.

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  12. jesterscourt

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    I have both an AceKard 2.1 and a Cyclo, and I like them both. If you don't require the real-time save, etc then AK would probably suffice, as it's a fraction of the Cyclo price, but the support from Team Cyclops seems to be amazing.
     
  13. uberusmaximus

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    you spent more on the cycolds. you should keep it.
     

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